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The Software Library: Apple Computer

The Apple II series (trademarked with square brackets as "Apple ][" and rendered on later models as "Apple //") is a set of home computers, one of the first highly successful mass-produced microcomputer products, designed primarily by Steve Wozniak, manufactured by Apple Computer (now Apple Inc.) and introduced in 1977 with the original Apple II. In terms of ease of use, features and expandability the Apple II was a major technological advancement over its predecessor, the Apple I, a limited-production bare circuit board computer for electronics hobbyists that pioneered many features that made the Apple II a commercial success. Introduced at the West Coast Computer Faire on April 16, 1977, the Apple II was among the first successful personal computers; it launched the Apple company into a successful business (and allowed several related companies to start). Throughout the years, a number of models were sold, with the most popular model remaining relatively little changed into the 1990s.

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Software Library: Apple Floppy Contributions
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The Apple II Library: Games
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Apple II Library: The 4am Collection
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Apple II Library: The 4am Collection
collection
1,472
ITEMS
736,584
VIEWS
collection
eye 736,584
A collection of historical software for Apple II computers from the 1980s and early 1990s. Each item was originally copy protected (i.e. the original floppy disk could not be copied to another floppy disk), but the copy protection has been removed and documented. Most items also include a "work disk" comprising the intermediate files created during the deprotection. To send feedback, ask questions, or get notified of new releases, follow @a2_4am on Twitter.
The Apple II Library: Games
collection
2,949
ITEMS
494,035
VIEWS
collection
eye 494,035
Games and entertainment software for the Apple II. The Internet Archive Software Library is a large collection of viewable and executable software titles, ranging from commercially released products to public domain and hobbyist programs. Using the JSMESS emulator, users can "boot up" an emulation of the given title and use it in their browser. More titles are added frequently, and users are encouraged to donate newly found floppy disk images and programs.
Rhode Island Apple Group Floppy Disk Collection
collection
896
ITEMS
118,974
VIEWS
collection
eye 118,974
This collection consists of thousands of floppy disks primarily for the Apple II and III series of computers, from the collection of the Rhode Island Apple Group (RIAG). RIAG is an Apple Users Group from Providence, RI that was formed in the 1970s for the support of the Apple II. From the site: The Rhode Island Apple Group (RIAG) is the Ocean State's premier support organization for users of ALL Apple and Apple OS computers - Apple II, Apple III, Lisa, Macintosh, and all clones using Apple...
Topics: Apple II, Floppies, Emulation, Rhode Island, RIAG
Apple II Library: Applications
collection
732
ITEMS
86,207
VIEWS
collection
eye 86,207
Applications, utilities and general purpose software for the Apple II. The Internet Archive Software Library is a large collection of viewable and executable software titles, ranging from commercially released products to public domain and hobbyist programs. Using the JSMESS emulator, users can "boot up" an emulation of the given title and use it in their browser. More titles are added frequently, and users are encouraged to donate newly found floppy disk images and programs.
Apple II Library: Educational
collection
948
ITEMS
72,027
VIEWS
collection
eye 72,027
Educational software for the Apple II. The Internet Archive Software Library is a large collection of viewable and executable software titles, ranging from commercially released products to public domain and hobbyist programs. Using the JSMESS emulator, users can "boot up" an emulation of the given title and use it in their browser. More titles are added frequently, and users are encouraged to donate newly found floppy disk images and programs.
Software Library: Apple Floppy Contributions
collection
5,368
ITEMS
70,885
VIEWS
collection
eye 70,885
A randomized collection of contributed Apple II floppy disk images - many destined for other locations, some unsure of their history or what modifications make them unique.
Apple II Library: Compilation Disks (Games)
collection
668
ITEMS
68,022
VIEWS
collection
eye 68,022
Apple II Game Compilations - collections of games or programs on a single floppy disk with a menu to allow selection between them. The Internet Archive Software Library is a large collection of viewable and executable software titles, ranging from commercially released products to public domain and hobbyist programs. Using the JSMESS emulator, users can "boot up" an emulation of the given title and use it in their browser. More titles are added frequently, and users are encouraged to...
Minnesota Educational Computing Consortium
collection
417
ITEMS
63,980
VIEWS
by MECC
collection
eye 63,980
The Minnesota Educational Computing Consortium (later Corporation), most commonly known as MECC, was an organization founded in 1973. The goal of the organization was to coordinate and provide computer services to schools in the state of Minnesota; however, its software eventually became popular in schools around the world. Origins During the 1960s, Minnesota was a center of computer technology, what one newspaper would describe 50 years later as a "Midwestern Silicon Valley". IBM,...
Apple II Library: The 4am Collection
software
eye 59,124
favorite 0
comment 0
"Muppetville" is a 1986 educational program distributed by Sunburst Communications. It is preserved here for the first time.
Topics: apple2, 4am, crack, 1tp, sunburst
Glitch Floppies Collection
collection
458
ITEMS
50,973
VIEWS
collection
eye 50,973
A collection of floppy disk images from The Glitch's personal collection, dating to the early 1990s.
Apple II Library: The 4am Collection
software
eye 47,514
favorite 2
comment 0
"Cause and Effect: What Makes It Happen..." is a 1988 educational program distributed by Troll Associates. It is preserved here for the first time.
Topics: apple2, 4am, crack, 1tp, troll
Apple II Boot Videos
collection
682
ITEMS
47,313
VIEWS
by 4AM
collection
eye 47,313
A collection of recordings of booting Apple II programs, deprotected as part of the 4am project.
Apple II Library: The 4am Collection
software
eye 45,021
favorite 1
comment 0
"Mystery of the Witch's Shoes: Sequencing" is a 1986 educational game distributed by Troll Associates. It is preserved here for the first time.
Topics: apple2, 4am, crack, 1tp, troll
Apple II Library: The 4am Collection
software
eye 44,914
favorite 0
comment 0
"Band Saw and Shaper Safety" is a 1986 educational program distributed by Abraxas Basic Courseware.
Topics: apple2, 4am, crack, 1tp
Apple II Library: The 4am Collection
software
eye 44,639
favorite 0
comment 0
"Plasmania" is a 1983 arcade game by Lewis Geer and distributed by Sirius Software.
Topics: apple2, 4am, crack, bestof
Software Library: Apple IIgs
collection
440
ITEMS
42,725
VIEWS
collection
eye 42,725
The Apple IIGS (stylized as IIgs) is the fifth and most powerful model in the Apple II series of personal computers produced by Apple Computer. The "GS" in the name stands for Graphics and Sound, referring to its enhanced multimedia capabilities, especially its state-of-the-art sound and music synthesis, which greatly surpassed previous models of the line and most contemporary machines like the Macintosh and IBM PC. The machine was a radical departure from any previous Apple II, with...
ASIMOV Apple II Public Domain Software
collection
1,000
ITEMS
35,293
VIEWS
collection
eye 35,293
Apple II public domain software disks from the ASIMOV Apple II Archive.
Apple II Library: The 4am Collection
software
eye 35,202
favorite 2
comment 0
"BurgerTime" is a 1982 arcade game developed by Data East USA and distributed by Mattel.
Topics: apple2, 4am, crack, bestof
The Software Library: Apple Computer
by J.B. Brooks (After Apple Computer)
software
eye 31,151
favorite 6
comment 2
Note: ProDOS 2.4 is now updated to ProDOS 2.4.1 . ProDOS 2.4 adds new features for all Apple II computers, including the 1977 Integer ROM Apple II. The last release, version 2.0.3, was released in 1993 by Apple computer, 23 years previously. A direct link to the disk image is available here. Apple IIGS features of ProDOS 2.4 Preserves GS/OS dormant state – Now multiple ProDOS games or programs can be booted and still return to GS/OS. New ‘Bitsy Boot’ utility allows programs to quit to the...
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews )
Topics: Apple, Operating System, ProDOS, Retrocomputing, Disk Transfer, Bitsy Bye, Bitsy Boot, Apple II,...
The Apple II Software EDD Library
collection
1,560
ITEMS
29,188
VIEWS
collection
eye 29,188
This is a collection of Essential Data Duplicator made Apple II disk images. Please note some items in this collection may not work correctly in the web browser-based emulator.  Please use versions elsewhere if you encounter issues.
Apple II Library: Magazines
collection
231
ITEMS
23,223
VIEWS
collection
eye 23,223
Floppy disk images of Apple II Magazines, monthly or occasional issues that would come in disk form with programs and articles. The Internet Archive Software Library is a large collection of viewable and executable software titles, ranging from commercially released products to public domain and hobbyist programs. Using the JSMESS emulator, users can "boot up" an emulation of the given title and use it in their browser. More titles are added frequently, and users are encouraged to...
Apple II Library: The 4am Collection
software
eye 22,903
favorite 2
comment 0
"Gumball" is a 1983 arcade game written by Robert Cook and distributed by Brøderbund Software.
Topics: apple2, 4am, crack, bestof
Software Library: Apple IIgs Games
collection
259
ITEMS
22,832
VIEWS
collection
eye 22,832
Games and entertainment for the Apple IIgs.
The Apple II Library: Games
by Atari
software
eye 18,261
favorite 5
comment 0
Donkey Kong (1983)(Atari)
Nibble Magazine Floppy Disks
collection
66
ITEMS
17,174
VIEWS
by Nibble Magazine
collection
eye 17,174
"This collection represents the culmination of a 3 and a half year effort to help preserve some of the history of early computing. When I heard that Mike Harvey was unable to locate the Nibble Programs library I thought, 'someone should organize an effort to type the programs in and make them available.' Then Sam Stoddard submitted a set of 24 disk images containing 265 of the major Nibble programs and I found 20 old Nibble disks on eBay. I realized, with half of the Nibble library already...
Topics: Apple II, Nibble Magazine, Floppy Disks, Programs, Magazine, Floppies, Apple II
Apple II Library: Demos
collection
29
ITEMS
16,671
VIEWS
collection
eye 16,671
Demos for the Apple II, including graphics and sound demonstrations as well as truncated versions of commercial software. The Internet Archive Software Library is a large collection of viewable and executable software titles, ranging from commercially released products to public domain and hobbyist programs. Using the JSMESS emulator, users can "boot up" an emulation of the given title and use it in their browser. More titles are added frequently, and users are encouraged to donate...
ASIMOV Apple II Utility Software
collection
441
ITEMS
16,141
VIEWS
collection
eye 16,141
ASIMOV Apple II Utility Software
Apple II Library: The 4am Collection
software
eye 15,666
favorite 3
comment 2
"Math Blaster" is a 1983 educational game programmed by Richard Eckert and Janice Davidson, Ph.D. and distributed by Davidson & Associates.
( 2 reviews )
Topics: apple2, 4am, crack, davidson, 1tp
Apple II LIbrary: Operating Systems
collection
8
ITEMS
14,998
VIEWS
collection
eye 14,998
Apple II Operating System boot floppies. The Internet Archive Software Library is a large collection of viewable and executable software titles, ranging from commercially released products to public domain and hobbyist programs. Using the JSMESS emulator, users can "boot up" an emulation of the given title and use it in their browser. More titles are added frequently, and users are encouraged to donate newly found floppy disk images and programs.
Minnesota Educational Computing Consortium
by Minnesota Educational Computing Corporation
software
eye 13,200
favorite 9
comment 0
Odell Lake is a simulation game in which you take the role of a fish in Odell Lake, Oregon. You meet various forms of animal and plant life, including other types of fish. Each time you meet another animal or a plant, you must decide what to do. Your decisions determine whether or not you survive! There are two ways to play Odell Lake: - Go Exploring - Play for Points When you go exploring: - You choose the fish you want to play; - You are told the names of the plants and animals you meet; -...
Topics: Educational, Science
The 3D0G Knight Apple Floppies Collection
collection
522
ITEMS
12,962
VIEWS
collection
eye 12,962
The 3D0G Knight was an Apple II pirate who collected a large variety of Apple II floppy disks, including contacting collectors for copies of their own floppy sets to add to his own for the purpose of preservation in the late 1980s. This collection contains all the unique items from 3D0G Knight's collection, as well as an item with all the floppy images. To download the entire collection of imaged floppies, please go to this item .
Software Library: Apple IIgs Applications
collection
125
ITEMS
11,625
VIEWS
collection
eye 11,625
Applications for the Apple IIgs.
ASIMOV Apple II Productivity Software
collection
228
ITEMS
8,093
VIEWS
collection
eye 8,093
Apple II productivity software disks from the ASIMOV Apple II Archive.
The Apple II Library: Games
by Atari
software
eye 6,992
favorite 7
comment 1
Pacman (1983)(Atari)
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Apple II Library: The 4am Collection
software
eye 6,906
favorite 1
comment 0
"Pac-Man" is a 1984 arcade game. There were several games released with the same or similar names; this is the one distributed by Datasoft, Inc.
Topics: apple2, 4am, crack, bestof, 1tp
ASIMOV Apple II Public Domain Software
software
eye 6,495
favorite 9
comment 1
165 Games (oregon trail)
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
The Apple II Library: Games
by Infocom
software
eye 6,462
favorite 5
comment 1
Zork I - The Great Underground Empire (1980)(Infocom)
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Apple II Library: The 4am Collection
software
eye 6,015
favorite 3
comment 0
"Donkey Kong" is a 1983 arcade game programmed by Michael Cranford and distributed by Atari.
Topics: apple2, 4am, crack
Apple II Library: ASIMOV Miscellaneous
collection
110
ITEMS
5,170
VIEWS
collection
eye 5,170
Apple II Floppies from the ASIMOV archive - miscellaneous.
Apple II Library: The 4am Collection
software
eye 4,885
favorite 3
comment 0
"Championship Lode Runner" is a 1984 arcade game developed by Doug Smith and distributed by Broderbund Software.
Topics: apple2, 4am, crack, bestof
The Apple II Library: Games
by MicroLab
software
eye 4,659
favorite 5
comment 0
Boulder Dash (1984)(MicroLab)
The Apple II Library: Games
by Muse
software
eye 4,582
favorite 2
comment 0
Castle Wolfenstein (1981)(Muse)
Software Library: Apple IIgs Educational
collection
53
ITEMS
4,459
VIEWS
collection
eye 4,459
Educational software for the Apple IIgs.
The Apple II Library: Games
by Atari
software
eye 4,012
favorite 1
comment 0
Mario Bros. (19xx)(Atari)[cr 202 Alliance][p]
Jeremy Barr-Hyde Australian Apple II Software
collection
92
ITEMS
4,003
VIEWS
by Jeremy Barr-Hyde
collection
eye 4,003
In 2016, Jeremy Barr-Hyde purchased an Apple II from Ebay, and imaged all the floppies from it. A description of the process is documented on this web page . This collection consists of the original .ZIP file of his work, as well as expanded emulated copies of the disk images.
The Apple II Library: Games
by Taito
software
eye 3,656
favorite 0
comment 1
Arkanoid (1987)(Taito)
favoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
The Apple II Library: Games
by Broderbund
software
eye 3,612
favorite 2
comment 0
Lode Runner (1983)(Broderbund)[cr Reset Vector]
Apple II Library: The 4am Collection
software
eye 3,437
favorite 0
comment 0
"Mr. Do" is a 1985 arcade game programmed by Rick Mirsky and distributed by DataSoft, Inc.
Topics: apple2, 4am, crack, bestof
Apple II Library: The 4am Collection
software
eye 3,420
favorite 2
comment 2
"Frogger" is a 1981 arcade game developed by Olaf Lubeck and distributed by Sierra On-Line.
favoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews )
Topics: apple2, 4am, crack
Apple II Library: The 4am Collection
software
eye 3,182
favorite 2
comment 0
"Pac-Man" is a 1983 arcade game distributed by Atari.
Topics: apple2, 4am, crack
Apple II Library: The 4am Collection
software
eye 2,921
favorite 0
comment 0
"California Games" is a 1987 arcade game by Carl Mey, Edwin Reich, Ed Chu, Brian Fleming, and Kevin Norman, and distributed by Epyx, Inc.
Topics: apple2, 4am, crack, epyx
The Apple II Library: Games
by AtariSoft
software
eye 2,780
favorite 1
comment 1
A version of Pac-Man for the Apple II by Atarisoft. Offers joystick and keyboard control, and up to 5 players playing against each other. Unusual use of the color palette limitations (the fruits are huge!) and unusually smooth graphics. The program appears to have be a prototype or hack of the Atarisoft version of Pac-Man, which was released in 1983. Text within the code indicates that there is a cheat mode allowing skipping through 21 levels, as well as playing one of the three cartoons. To...
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Apple II Library: The 4am Collection
software
eye 2,759
favorite 0
comment 1
"Spy Hunter" is a 1983 arcade game distributed by Bally Midway.
( 1 reviews )
Topics: apple2, 4am, crack
Apple II Library: The 4am Collection
software
eye 2,725
favorite 0
comment 0
"Maniac Mansion" is a 1987 graphical adventure game distributed by Lucasfilm Games.
Topics: apple2, 4am, crack
The Apple II Library: Games
by Nintendo
software
eye 2,556
favorite 3
comment 0
IT’S GORILLA WARFARE! THE THRILL OF THE ARCADE GAME You can feel an exciting tingle up and down your spine when you play DONKEY KONG at home, just like at an arcade. Your joystick guides Mario, the fearless carpenter, up the girders and elevators as he attempts to rescue his sweetheart from the clutches of Donkey Kong. All the thrills of the arcade game in a home computer version for one or two players.
Topics: Apple II games, Action games
The Apple II Library: Games
by Muse
software
eye 2,518
favorite 0
comment 0
Castle Wolfenstein (1981)(Muse)[a]
The Apple II Library: Games
by Artwork
software
eye 2,466
favorite 3
comment 0
Strip Poker - Melissa & Suzi (1982)(Artwork)[a]
Apple II Library: The 4am Collection
software
eye 2,436
favorite 1
comment 0
Conan is a 1984 arcade game distributed by DataSoft, Inc.
Topics: apple2, 4am, crack
DaSpider's Collection
collection
195
ITEMS
2,298
VIEWS
collection
eye 2,298
Description Forthcoming
Apple II Library: The 4am Collection
by 4am
software
eye 2,297
favorite 2
comment 0
Download Passport (released 2017-05-14 , 140K disk image) Passport is a verification and copy program for 5.25-inch Apple II floppy disks. It can verify all unprotected disks and many copy-protected disks to ensure there are no unexpectedly bad sectors. It can also “crack” many disks to create an unprotected copy that can be used in emulators. Full README For developers: development repository on GitHub
Apple II Library: The 4am Collection
software
eye 2,225
favorite 0
comment 0
"Pinball Construction Set" is a 1983 game development program written by Bill Budge and distributed by Electronic Arts.
Topics: apple2, 4am, crack, bestof, ea
Apple II Library: The 4am Collection
software
eye 2,222
favorite 3
comment 0
"Dig Dug" is a 1983 arcade game distributed by Thunder Mountain.
Topics: apple2, 4am, crack, bestof
The Apple II Library: Games
by Atarisoft
software
eye 2,218
favorite 0
comment 0
Galaxian (1983)(Atarisoft)[cr Association of French Crackers]
Apple II Library: The 4am Collection
software
eye 2,179
favorite 0
comment 0
"G.I. Joe" is a 1985 arcade game developed by Jeff Johannigman and Ray Carpenter; graphics by Michael Kosaka; Apple port by K-Byte; distributed by Epyx.
Topics: apple2, 4am, crack, epyx
Apple II Library: The 4am Collection
software
eye 2,118
favorite 0
comment 0
"Battlezone" is a 1983 arcade game distributed by Atari.
Topics: apple2, 4am, crack
The Apple II Library: Games
software
eye 2,116
favorite 0
comment 0
Star Wars (19xx)(-)
The Apple II Library: Games
by Apple
software
eye 2,079
favorite 2
comment 1
Lemonade Stand (1979)(Apple)
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
The Apple II Library: Games
by Muse
software
eye 1,917
favorite 1
comment 0
Castle Wolfenstein (1981)(Muse)[a4]
Apple II Library: The 4am Collection
software
eye 1,900
favorite 1
comment 0
"Arkanoid" is a 1988 arcade game distributed by Taito.
Topics: apple2, 4am, crack
Apple II Library: Educational
software
eye 1,893
favorite 2
comment 1
Typing instruction game that dares to be fun. Zap the enemy by typing correctly or the word zaps you. Eighteen progressive lessons graduated from home-letter recognition to 9-letter words, numbers and BASIC programming words. Create your own lesson for specific needs.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: Educational, Typing
The Apple II Library: Games
by Sega
software
eye 1,868
favorite 0
comment 0
Frogger (19xx)(Sega)[cr Nibbler]
Minnesota Educational Computing Consortium
by Minnesota Educational Computing Corporation
software
eye 1,797
favorite 1
comment 0
Welcome to the world of Munchers, Troggles, and fractions. Your job is to help your Muncher eat the right fractions or expressions without getting caught by a Troggle! You may play four different games: 1. Fraction Types - Help the Munchers choose the right type of fractions to eat for lunch. 2. Equivalent Fractions - Help the Munchers eat all the fractions equivalent to a given fraction. 3. Comparing Fractions - Help the Munchers decide whether a fraction is less than or greater than one half....
Topics: Educational, Basic Math
The Apple II Library: Games
by Broderbund
software
eye 1,795
favorite 0
comment 0
Lode Runner (1983)(Broderbund)[cr Surgeon]
The Apple II Library: Games
by Atarisoft
software
eye 1,786
favorite 2
comment 0
Dig Dug (19xx)(Atarisoft)
Apple II Library: The 4am Collection
software
eye 1,786
favorite 0
comment 0
"Xevious" is a 1982 Namco arcade game programmed by Dan Hewitt and distributed by Mindscape, Inc.
Topics: apple2, 4am, crack, mindscape